Category Archives: Events

Art Camps

Northwestern_State_University_of_Louisiana

[ June 10, 2013 to June 14, 2013. June 17, 2013 to June 21, 2013. July 15, 2013 to July 19, 2013. ]  

Northwestern State University will offer two sessions of Art Fundamentals Summer Camp for youngsters this summer, as well as the Visual Arts Academy for teens. The School of Creative and Performing Arts’ Department of Fine and Graphic Art is hosting the camps.

“Art and the Written Word” will be offered June 10-14 for children ages 5-11.  [...]

Go Red for Women Luncheon

[ June 14, 2013; 12:00 pm; ]  
American Heart Association Announces
Celebrity Waiters Lineup
for Annual Go Red for Women Luncheon
 

Alexandria, LA – - The American Heart Association of Central Louisiana has announced that tickets for the Go Red for Women Luncheon are now on sale for $50. The event will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Alexandria Riverfront [...]

Summer Art Camp

Summer Art Camp

[ June 3, 2013 to June 7, 2013. June 10, 2013 to June 13, 2013. July 8, 2013 to July 12, 2013. July 15, 2013 to July 19, 2013. ]  

Got kids? Sign them up for AMoA’s Summer ART Camp!
Spots are filling quickly so sign up today
for Summer Art Camp!

Looking for something fun and educational for kids this summer?
At AMoA’s Summer Art Camp, professional artists and art educators will guide your young artist as they create their own masterpieces!

CLASS SCHEDULE
9am – Noon: Campers 6-9 years [...]

Bog Garden Tour

[ June 14, 2013; 9:00 am; ]  

 

June 14, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien – Bog Garden Tour, 9:30 a.m.

The Western Hillside Seepage Bog, located in the lower level of the garden, is a natural community in the ecological system of Louisiana.

Ground water constantly seeps to the surface creating wet, bog environment in which indigenous plants grow.

For more information call 800.354.3523 toll [...]

Outdoor Movie

[ June 29, 2013; 8:00 pm; ]  

June 29, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien – Outdoor Movie, 8 p.m.

Bring lawn chairs or a blanket to enjoy an outdoor movie from the hillside at the lakefront stage.

For more information call 800.354.3523 toll free or 586.3523 locally.

State Park Events

[ June 22, 2013; ]  

June 22, Marksville State Historic Site, Marksville – Prehistoric Mounds Tour, 10 & 11:30 a.m. During this program, Southwest Louisiana Regional Archeologist, Dr. David Palmer, will present the Marksville Annual Mounds dissertation. His in-depth presentation will provide the history of the mounds from a professional standpoint and answer questions about this site and other Mounds [...]

Main Garden Tour

[ June 21, 2013; 9:30 am; ]  

June 21, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien – Main Garden Tour, 9:30 a.m.

Learn about the history of Hodges Gardens during a stroll through the main gardens.

The landscapes are breathtaking along with their unique and colorful history.

For more information call 800.354.3523 toll free or 586.3523 locally.

State Park Events

[ June 8, 2013; ]  

June 8, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Whittling the Hours Away, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Many hours were spent in camp with little to do so soldiers sought refuge from boredom by devising various diversions. Group songs, games, musical instruments, theatrical productions, practical jokes and more all helped to keep [...]

New Moon Stargazing

[ June 7, 2013; 9:00 pm; June 8, 2013; 9:00 pm; ]  

 

June 7 & 8, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien – New Moon Stargazing, 9 p.m. Join the park ranger for a tour of the night sky through the Orion telescope. The darkness of the new moon provides the best viewing. For more information call 800.354.3523 toll free or 586.3523 locally.

June 7, Hodges Gardens State Park, [...]

Edible and Useful Plants

[ June 4, 2013; 6:00 pm; ]  

Dr. Charles Allen will give a hands-on demonstration with fresh and dried samples of edible and useful plants at Westside Regional Library on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 6:00-8:00 PM.  After giving a brief overview of each plant, Dr. Allen will encourage participants to taste and smell each sample.  Dr. Allen will be signing and selling [...]